Merry Go Round’s policies are reviewed on a regular basis to ensure we adhere to the latest guidelines and best practice for early years care and education. ¬†You can view a copy of these by clicking on each link below. A hard copy is also available in the setting.

1.0 Child Protection

1.1 Children’s Rights and Entitlements
1.2 Safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults
1.3 Looked After Children
1.4 Uncollected Child
1.5 Missing Child
1.6 Online Safety

 

2.0 Suitable People

2.1 Employment
2.2 Student Placements

 

3.0 Staff Qualifications, Training, Support and Skills

3.2 First Aid

 

4.0 Key Person

4.1 The Role of the Key Person and Settling In

 

5.0 Staff:Child Ratios

5.1 Staffing – MGR Provision

 

6.0 Health

6.1 Administering Medicines
6.2 Managing Children who are Sick, Infectious or with Allergies
6.3 Recording and Reporting Accidents and Incidents
6.4 Nappy Changing
6.5 Food and Drink
6.6 Food Hygiene

 

7.0 Managing Behaviour & Supporting the Child

7.1 Promoting Positive Behaviour

 

8.0 Safety and Suitability of Premises, Environment and Equipment

8.1 Health and Safety general Standards
8.2 Maintaining Children’s Safety and Security on Premises
8.3 Supervision of Children on Outings
8.4 Risk Assessment
8.5 Fire Safety and Emergency Evacuation
8.6 Animals in the Setting
8.7 No Smoking
8.10 Staff Personal Safety

 

9.0 Equal Opportunities

9.1 Valuing Diversity and Promoting Inclusion and Equality
9.2 Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs
9.5 British Values

 

10.0 Information and Records

10.1 Privacy Notice
10.5 Parental Involvement
10.6 Children’s Records
10.7 Provider Records
10.8 Transfer of Records to School
10.9 Confidentiality and Client Access to Records
10.10 Information Sharing
10.11 Working in Partnership with Other Agencies
10.12 Making a Complaint